Modules 3 and 4
Natural Forces Affecting the Driver
In one or more complete sentences, explain how natural laws apply to the following scenarios:
1.How does inertia affect a person who is not wearing a seatbelt during a collision?
2.How does kinetic energy affect the stopping distance of a vehicle traveling at 30 mph
compared to the same vehicle traveling at 60 mph?
3.How does kinetic energy affect the stopping distance of a small vehicle compared to a large
4.Keeping in mind the kinetic energy of a moving vehicle, how can a driver best prepare to enter
sharp curves in the roadway?
5.Using information about natural laws, explain why some car crashes produce minor injuries
and others produce catastrophic injuries.
Signs, Signals, and Pavement Markings
Imagine you are taking a road trip! Select a destination and navigate the trip. Answer the
following questions in one or more complete sentences:
1.Where will you go on your trip?